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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Heighington, United Kingdom

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Heighington...

Heighington is a coastal city in United Kingdom. The water temperature around Heighington has extreme variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 5.1°C (41.2°F) in January up to 16.7°C (62.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 10°C (50°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Heighington is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Heighington?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Heighington is about:
11°C (51°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Heighington. The closest decent spot is Seaton Carew, which is 17.1km (15.7miles) away from Heighington. Click here to check out more information on Seaton Carew and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Heighington are Saltburn, which is roughly 25.3km (15.7miles) away, and South Shields, located ca 28.4km (17.6miles) from Heighington.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Heighington?

There are other nice beaches in close proximity to Heighington. The nearest one is Seaton Carew, which is just 16.8km (10.4miles) away from Heighington. Another beautiful beach near Heighington is Rothesay, which is approximately 19.5km (12.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Heighington?

The sea temperature around Heighington is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to 5°C (41°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Heighington?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 5 to 10°C (41-50°F) during December, January, and February. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Heighington: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Heighington...

Do you know what the the city Tremsbuttel in Germany, the geo Portlock Bank , and the city Cholargos in Greece have in common with Heighington? Click on the links to find out...